Basketball club Mornar is very interested in playing in the Eurocup next season, the second in the quality of the European competitions, reports Vijesti on April 3, 2018.
By advancing to the semi-finals of the playoffs and winning fourth place at the end of the regular part of the season, Mornar acquired the right to be one of three ABA League officials in that competition.
"We are very interested in playing Eurocup. It is also an obligation to create a team that can equally compete with other teams. In the club we will quickly consider all the circumstances and work on the team for the next season," Pavićević said.
What is most interesting for Mornar fans is whether Derek Needham will be on the team next season.
Pavićević is optimistic on this issue.
"We will try to extend cooperation and fulfill the conditions if we can. And we will be delighted if this happens. Otherwise, if we fail to agree, we will happy for Derek as he moves onto a bigger club. And we will be sure to bring in the right team leader again," Pavićević said.
Mornar failed to make a miracle in Belgrade against Red Star. In the third match of the semi-final series, the strong team from Bar gave their maximum in a full "Aleksandar Nikolić" hall, but title defender Red Star celebrated 88:69.
"We have done a great thing for Montenegrin basketball, along with Budućnost, but we have to be realistic. Budućnost and Red Star deserved to play the finals of the ABA league," Pavićević said.
This article was translated from an article by V.G. on Vijesti.me Mornar wants a step further, Pavićević: We are interested in playing Eurocup